- Knowledge of children with horses
- Desire to work with children outdoors
- CPR and First-aid certifications
- Ability to relate to one's peer group
- Ability to teach basic horsemanship
- Ability to set up barn, routine for feeding, etc.
- Ability to accept guidance and supervision
- Enthusiasm, patience, sense of humor and self-control
- College student or at least 19 years of age
Program Coordinator / Equine Director / Executive Directors
Our goal is to provide youth with a summer camp experience that: promotes the discovery of one's own dignity and worth; develops empathetic, culturally competent campers who welcome and respect all individuals, regardless of what they look like, how they identify, where they come from, their socioeconomic status, their faith and who they love; stimulate a love for and care of the natural world; develop commitments to enduring values and respect and inspire service and responsibility to foster exemplary school and community leaders.
To run the horsemanship program in a safe, efficient manner.
- Proper feeding and care of horses
- Train staff in procedure and rules during staff orientation
- Follow and enforce safety regulations
- Follow all camping standards guidelines
- Teach basic horse skills to campers
- Maintain records of horse care, shots, shoes, feed, etc...
- Buy new horses, equipment as needed
- Check equipment, horses daily for safety and in good condition
- Check barn area daily for safety
- Evaluate current season and make recommendations for following season
- Submit job description at end of season
- These are not the only duties to be assigned. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties assigned as required
- Physical ability to ride a horse
- Physical ability to lift 50 lb. bag of grain, bale of hay
- Ability to supervise small children on horses
- Ability to react, act quickly in case of emergency